for Once Upon a Christmas Eve by Kathy-jo Wargin and Bruce Langton
It has been known for centuries that at the stroke of midnight on Christmas Eve, a miracle happens deep in the forests and fields, and all animals are given the gift of speech. But when one little girl decides to find out if it's true, she finds herself lost in a legend as old as time. Combining the talents of Kathy-jo Wargin and Bruce Langton, a classic legend comes to life in this new story sure to captivate the hearts of readers young and old.
Publisher description retrieved from Google Books.